HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
FIBER ARTS FEST – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Explore world of natural fibers through demonstrations, exhibits, hands-on-activities showing how they’re harvested, processed, transformed to wearable, utilitarian, and decorative items. Included with admission, $12/adult. The Farmers’ Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1450 or visit www.farmersmuseum.org/fiber-weekend
GARLIC FEST – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Features locally grown garlic for planting or cooking. Sample products like cheese, honey, garlic recipes, more from local vendors. Free parking, admission. Sunnycrest Orchards, 7869 St. Rt. 10, Sharon Springs. 518-284-2256 or visit www.facebook.com/Sunnycrest-Orchards-Farm-Market-and-Greenhouses-174470682568232/
COMMUNITY DAY – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Farmers Museum, Fenimore Art Museum, Baseball Hall of Fame visitors from local area receive free admission.
RUMMAGE SALE – 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Find clothing, shoes, kitchen ware, books, more. Includes $3 Bag sale. Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rt. 28, Hartwick Seminary.
CARS & COFFEE – 9 – 11 a.m. Join fellow gearheads for a relaxed display of multi-brand, multi-period cars. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 607-547-9692.
PLEIN AIR PAINTING – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Spend the weekend outside at 2-day workshop to creat large finished painting or multiple small studies of different subjects. Focus on north end of Otsego Lake. Some painting experience required. Bring your own materials, lunch. Cost, $255/non-member. Cooperstown Art Association. 607-547-9777.
DROPS TO HOPS – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 7th annual bike race featuring ‘A’ race of 43 miles, and ‘B’ race of 23 miles. Enjoy finish party for racers, families. Cost, $55 after 9/27. Starts & ends at Brewery Ommegang, 656 Co. Rt. 33, Cooperstown. 607-544-1800 or visit www.facebook.com/ommegang/
PHOTOGRAPHY – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn technical, aesthetic basics, get comfortable with 1 or 2 image processing apps to take your phone photography to the next level with award-winning fine art photographer JW Johnston. Registration required. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
AWARENESS EVENT – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Big Squeeze Weekend works to raise awareness of Breast Cancer, present health benefits of apples, raise money for Bassett Medical centers Cancer Treatment program. Bassett Medical Cancer Screening coach will be available by appointment. Fly Creek Cider Mill, 288 Goose St., Fly Creek. 607-547-9692 or visit www.flycreekcidermill.com/big-squeeze-weekend
LEARN TO PAINT – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. One day folk-art painting workshop with Janet & Charles Munro. Beginners welcome. Create beautiful painting of house or favorite local landmark, bring photos. Cost, $220/non-member. Supplies provided with $18 fee. Pre-registration required. The Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown. 607-547-1510 or visit www.fenimoreartmuseum.org/calendar-a
SCAVENGER HUNT – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children aged 5-12 have fun in Magical Sandbox. Features Prizes, refreshments. Rain or Shine, free. Huntington Park, Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit www.facebook.com/hmloneonta/
FALL PUMPKINS – Noon – 3 p.m. Have fun, pick your perfect pumpkins, enjoy craft beer tasting with RT 51 Beer Belly Bob’s, more. Cullen Pumpkin Farm, 587 Cullen Road, Richfield Springs. 315-867-3878 or visit cullenpumpkinfarm.com/events/
WRITERS GROUP – 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Join writers to help improve your craft. Hosted by published author, Jennifer Donohue. Huntington Memorial Library, 62 Chestnut St., Oneonta. 607-432-1980 or visit hmloneonta.org/adult-programs/
PRESENTATION – 2 p.m. Voices of the Game program with Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar, accompanied by Justino Clemente Walker, brother of Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente. Includes moderated Q&A session. 607-547-7200 or visit baseballhall.org/events/voices-of-the-game-alomar-clemente?date=0
OPENING RECEPTION – 4 – 6 p.m. Celebrate exhibit opening of “The Landscape: Cut And Carved” by Nina Jordan and Patrice Lorenz. Free, open to public. Showing thru 11/10. Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Rd., Roxbury. 607-326-7908 or visit roxburyartsgroup.org/2017/04/01/september-29-november-10-the-landscape-cut-and-carved/
FILM SCREENING – 6:30 & 9 p.m. Showing “Skyscraper” with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Cost, $3. Red Dragon Theater, SUNY Oneonta. Visit oneonta.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2578168
MUSIC – 7 p.m. Bluegrass Band “The Seldom Scene” performs. Cost, $42 at-the-door. West Kortright Center, 49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith. 607-278-5454 or visit westkc.org/event/the-seldom-scene/